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Department Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, French, Hindi
Surgeon No
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Abnormal Stress Test
  • Angioplasty
  • Asd Closure
  • Atherectomy
  • Balloon Mitral Valvotomy
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
  • Coronary Artery Atherectomy
  • Coronary Balloon Angioplasty (PTCA)
  • Coronary Intervention
  • Drug Eluting Stenting
  • FFR determination
  • Heart Valve Disease - Percutaneous Interventions
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Intra-aortic Balloon Pumping
  • Invasive & Interventional Cardiology Section
  • Invasive Cardiology
  • Invasive Cardiology Section
  • Optical Coherence Tomography
  • Percutaneous Closure of Paravalve Leak
  • Percutaneous Interventions For Patent Foramen Ovale
  • Percutaneous Valve Repair and Replacement
  • Percutaneous Valve Treatment
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • PFO Closure
  • Preventive Cardiology
  • Rotational Atherectomy
  • Second Opinion
  • Stents
View all 29 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Angina
  • Aortic Regurgitation
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Arterial Diseases - "blocked Arteries"
  • Atrial Septal Defects
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiovascular Risk Prevention
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Valve Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Inoperable Coronary Artery Disease
  • Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Foramen Ovale
  • Prosthetic Valve Dysfunction
  • Stent Restenosis
  • Tricuspid Regurgitation
View all 19 Specialties +


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About Rishi Puri, MD, PhD

Rishi Puri, MD, PhD, FRACP, is an interventional cardiologist in the Section of Invasive & Interventional Cardiology in the Tomsich Family Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute. He specializes in non-surgical, catheter-based treatment for diseases of the heart blood vessels, heart valves and congenital heart disease. He sees patients at Cleveland Clinic main campus.

Specialty Interests: Coronary artery disease, transradial coronary intervention, transcatheter structural heart interventions, intravascular imaging, prevention

Education: Dr. Puri earned his medical degree in his native country of Australia from the University of Adelaide, South Australia. He completed his internship, residency and a fellowship in cardiology, all at the Royal Adelaide Hospital in South Australia and a PhD in medicine/cardiology at the University of Adelaide. Dr. Puri served a 2-year fellowship in the Cleveland Clinic Atherosclerosis Imaging Core Laboratory, directed this laboratory for a further 18-months, then relocated to Canada to pursue subspecialty training as a fellow in interventional and structural heart disease at the Québec Heart and Lung Institute, Québec City, Québec. He furthered his experience in transcatheter structural heart interventions as a visiting interventional cardiologist and structural interventional fellow at institutions in France, Australia and Switzerland before returning to Cleveland to join the Cleveland Clinic medical staff in 2018.

Experience: Over the course of his career, Dr. Puri has performed nearly 6,000 diagnostic and interventional cardiac procedures, including percutaneous coronary interventions (non-surgical treatment for heart disease) and catheter-based structural heart procedures such as transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR).

Publications: Dr. Puri has coauthored numerous papers and research abstracts published in all of the leading peer-reviewed medical/cardiology journals on the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease and the latest developments in the field.  He also has coauthored chapters in a cardiology textbook and two cardiology handbooks for physicians.

About Dr. Puri: “I am privileged to be a cardiologist with expertise in cardiovascular interventions and coronary imaging, as I am able to use my knowledge and skills to better understand how heart conditions impact patients and help guide them toward better, healthier lives.”

Leisure Activities: In his leisure time, Dr. Puri enjoys road cycling, roller skiing, XC skiing, traveling and hiking.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University of Laval / Quebec Heart and Lung Institute
Interventional Cardiology
Quebec QC, Canada

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Research Fellow-Cardiovascular Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Royal Adelaide University Hospital
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Investigation Unit

Residency - Royal Adelaide University Hospital

Internship - Royal Adelaide University Hospital

Medical Education - University of Adelaide Faculty of Medicine

Specialty Interests

Coronary artery disease, transradial coronary intervention, transcatheter structural heart interventions, intravascular imaging, prevention

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Rishi Puri, MD, PhD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 11/15/2021, Dr. Puri has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

199 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Listens 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

29 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2021

Dr. Puri was very knowledgeable, professional and took time to listen to my situation. He went out of his way to get me in for a procedure very quickly as it appeared my situation could be serious, fortunately is was not that serious and I will be coming up next month oro consultation with ablation doctor.

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2021

I was fortunate Cleveland Clinic and Dr. Puri agreed to see me, though it took several months and a 3 week postponement until I got the appointment. It was hard reaching the department as you couldn't leave a voicemail on number I was given to call back. Still I'm thrilled I was able to see Dr. Puri and TAVR team.

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2021

I would recommend everyone to Dr. Puri and the entire TAVR team, as well as all the technicians I had throughout 2 days of testing. I was fortunate to have Hopkins in my earlier years for my cardiac care, but Cleveland Clinic is heads above Hopkins probably for all cardiac problems but definitely for TAVR. Much more thorough, careful, and appear to be more experienced.

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2021

They did great job of scheduling all my testing, and they did a great job of mailing out the brochure with all my appointments so I could familiarize myself with Cleveland clinic, where to go etc. Only suggestion I have is perhaps they should inform us of what each Dr. Did that I met with.

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2021

Slightly long wait to see the DR. Of course I didnt have an appointment I had an arrival time

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2021

I was treated with professionalism and kindness from the moment I came to The Cleveland Clinic, by everyone I came in contact with. Dr Puri and his staff were patient, kind and did not make me feel rushed in anyway. A1 care!!

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2021

OR team seemed disconnected.....discussions, different adjacent room (s?) but all came together when Puri began procedure. The anistheologist (sp?) was very good with info, so we're 3 nurse assistants. Observing the doctor was not possible...obscured by x-ray panels/ equipment.

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2021

I wish Dr. Puri What is my doctor in Michigan

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2021

Visit with Dr. Puri was very good. Last time I was there I had the wristband of someone else and did not know it until I took it off. No one checked it with my name when called. That was shocking but was told I did have the correct scan. Tech that put band on should have asked mu name . Rather than just putting a band on me, and I should have checked it as well, she never asked who I was, just put band on me.

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2021

When I originally called and asked for an August appointment I was told there were no openings until October. I was told to call in June for August appointment, which is what I did. When I told them that Dr. Puri said I was to be there in August, after being put on hold briefly, I was offered an appointment in August which I immediately took. I'm grateful someone took the time to see if something could be worked out.

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2021

I think Dr. Puri is a great doctor and can't thank him enough for the successful surgery he performed on me. I felt well prepared for my surgery and knew exactly what was going to happen. He has been patient and understanding in all of our meetings and I wouldn't want anyone else handling my case. I feel lucky to have him as my doctor!

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2021

Dr. Puri walks in and greets you with a warm smile and makes you feel at ease. When he talks to you and asks questions, he looks you in the eye and really listens to what you have to say.

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2021

Doctor Puri is the most amazing professional medical expert I've seen in my life time and his staff great to deal with, I trust my life in his and Cleveland clinic's hands

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2021

Thank you Dr. Puri for your care and concern.

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2021

The doctor was courteous, seemed brilliant, and technically very capable, but I did not feel that the doctor-patient "connect" was 100%. Nevertheless, based on the Clinic's reputation for excellence, I am still confident in the doctor's knowledge, experience, skills, and training to provide the high degree of care and technical expertise needed to treat my medical problem successfully.

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2021

Dr. Puri is a good listener and even better at explaining my condition.

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2021

my appt with Dr Puri was great. He's a very concern dr with your illness. Explains labs and procedures well. The only thing he was about 45 minutes late for my appt. He must have gotten tied up. Wait is the game when one has dr.s appt. That's with the dr.s that I go to.

Reviewed on May 28, 2021

Dr. Puri is outstanding. He is very clear and confidant in what he is explaining and recommending for your treatment. In this case he was assuring us this was not as diagnosed locally and made suggestions as to how to proceed which we followed. It was wonderful to have him put our minds at ease.

Reviewed on May 28, 2021

I am very straight forward with my friends and family. If you have heart concerns, even mildly, I know where you should go, and a doctor you should see.

Reviewed on May 21, 2021

Dr Puri always acts like he has all the time in the world for you.

Reviewed on May 20, 2021

seemed like there was a disconnect between nurses line and scheduling. It took two months to get my packet and appointment. I knew it would be worth it though, and once I arrived things went fantastically well. staff and doctors are top notch and I know I'm in the best hands possible. always very impressive! looking forward to getting the procedure done.

Reviewed on May 19, 2021

Dr. Puri was kind, considerate and straight forward which I appreciated. He formulated a plan and answered all questions my husband and I had. His nurse was very kind and put us at ease.

Reviewed on May 11, 2021

Dr Puri is excellentDr Rampersad is excellent

Reviewed on May 7, 2021

The Doctor was very good at explaining everything so you know everything about whats going to happen and you really understand it all

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2021

I feel very comfortable dealing with the doctors and well thy are concern about you.

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2021

Visit was very informative. Dr and staff were top notch.

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2021

meeting went well! doctor very informative

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2021

A great visit with Dr. Puri and the entire staff. Thanks so much

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2021

I love my doctors.

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